President Donald Trump used a supposedly non-political event Thursday afternoon to attack his Democratic opponent with a lie, saying former Vice President Joe Biden will “hurt God” if elected.
In the strange pronouncement on the tarmac in Cleveland, Ohio, Trump falsely claimed that Biden will “take away your guns. Destroy your Second Amendment. No religion. No anything. Hurt the Bible. Hurt God. He’s against God. He’s against guns. He’s against energy.”
A completely deranged Trump claims Joe Biden will "hurt God" if elected president pic.twitter.com/cJ8fbghmAm
— Timothy Burke (@bubbaprog) August 6, 2020
Many were quick to criticize the President for his obvious lies, which come just one day after Trump was accused of “anti-religious bigotry” after his campaign promoted its anti-Biden attack ad showing the former VP praying.
Here’s what some are saying today about Trump’s latest lies.
In Ohio, Trump tells voters that Biden will "hurt the Bible, hurt God."
This guy said that. pic.twitter.com/Wp1iZd9RG8
— Jay Bookman (@jaysbookman) August 6, 2020
BIDEN 2020: I WILL HURT GOD
— Jeff Mac (@JeffMacIsHere) August 6, 2020
One advantage of him being such a gibberish psychopath is that people just tune out this noise after awhile. No serious person believes Joe Biden will “hurt the Bible” and “hurt God,” and all the unserious people are already lined up on Trump’s side anyway. https://t.co/IIyUMJkFCx
— Zaki Hasan (@zakiscorner) August 6, 2020
He said Biden will hurt God. Hmmm, imagine the hubris of this deformed human stain that he thinks God needs his help to withstand Joe. https://t.co/gAotWUA7U3
— Bruce Mainzer (@bmainzer) August 6, 2020
Joe Biden will hurt God? Wow. Biden is much more powerful than I ever imagined.
— Joel Klebanoff (@JoelKlebanoff) August 6, 2020
Our non-religious president says Joe Biden, a lifelong Catholic, will hurt God? That's a pretty impressive superpower. https://t.co/8AvHDWxfLd
— յօհղ (@OrAroundTen) August 6, 2020
This demon actually said Biden would hurt God …. if white folks don’t wake up i don’t know what will happen to them https://t.co/y6TmIuUXBE
— Laura for the People 💛🐝 (@Laura4Senate) August 6, 2020
Coming from a guy who had federal forces tear gas members of the clergy https://t.co/MRWIt35kYC
— Adam Blickstein (@AdamBlickstein) August 6, 2020
The biased media isn't reporting on the METHOD that Biden will use to hurt God and the Bible (incentivizing low-income housing)
— Ben Mathis-Lilley (@BenMathisLilley) August 6, 2020
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Trump Spins New Wild Conspiracy Theory: Biden Controlled by ‘People in the Dark Shadows’ That ‘You’ve Never Heard Of’
In an off-the-rails interview Monday President Donald Trump spun a new, wild conspiracy theory in an attempt to paint his Democratic opponent, Joe Biden, as being controlled by “thugs” and “people in the dark shadows.”
“Who do you think is pulling Biden’s strings?” Fox News host Laura Ingraham asked President Trump, as if the former vice president isn’t charting his own course – a familiar yet false Fox News and GOP talking point.
“People that you’ve never heard of, people that are in the dark shadows –” Trump said, only to have Ingraham interject, admitting, “that sounds like conspiracy theory.”
“No, they’re people that you haven’t heard of, they’re people that are on the streets, they’re people that are controlling the streets. We had somebody get on a plane from a certain city this weekend. And in the plane it was almost completely loaded with with thugs, wearing these dark uniforms, black uniforms, with gear and this and that.”
Asked where, Trump continued to spin.
“I’ll tell you sometime but it’s under investigation right now, but they came from a certain city, and this person was coming to the Republican National Convention. And they were like seven people on the plane like this person, and then a lot of people were on the plane to do big damage,” Trump claimed, suggesting the RNC was targeted.
“This was all this is all happening, and money is coming from some very stupid rich people that have no idea that if their thing ever succeeded, which had won’t, they will be thrown to the wolves like –”
Also in that interview Trump compared the shooting of unarmed Americans by police to golfers choking on a three-foot putt.
Trump suggests there was some sort of thwarted terror plot against the RNC involving “thugs” in a plane, but refuses to divulge details pic.twitter.com/PQdQLcNSr4
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) September 1, 2020
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